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Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich'

New Zealand burr

Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich'


Article number: 2188704


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Product information "Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich'"

This brown-red Acaena is a mat-forming ornamental perennial from New Zealand and South America. The variety name nicely describes its appearance: it has finely feathered, copper-red foliage and reddish brown burrs that create a copper-coloured carpet under other plants. Also known as New Zealand burr or scarlet piripiri, Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich' is a valuable ground cover for flower beds, rock gardens, grave plantings and dry stone walls.

Flower colour: White
Flowering period: Mid-summer
Height: 5 cm
Light requirements: Full sun, partial shade
Location: Open spaces, rock steppe, mats
Wintergreen: Evergreen
Leaf shape: Feather-like, sinuate
Leaf colour: Copper brown
Spacing: 20 - 30 cm
Use: Home gardens, rock gardens, container plantings, grave plantings, ground cover
Special features: Ornamental fruit
Family: Rosaceae
Perennial rating:  Good variety
Compatibility: Plant in groups
Breeder: Klose (D)
  • Flowering Period June, July
  • Final height 1cm to 5cm
  • Available February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Soil moist, dry, light
  • Location partial shade, full sun
  • Flower Colour white
  • Leaf Colour brown

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